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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-19-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Dale F
Get core temp to 130 for 20 minutes kills live...

Get core temp to 130 for 20 minutes kills live bugs and eggs. Core is not surrounding area but say the internal portion of mattress. You could go longer for insurance. However glued joints and other...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-23-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Dale F
A few years back I did the I-40 over to Santa Fe...

A few years back I did the I-40 over to Santa Fe and spent the night there. Then 84 up to Pagosa. The route wasn't an issue. You'll climb and twist and turns with minimal shoulders. Nothing...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-19-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,491
Posted By Dale F
Interesting video. Thanks for sharing.

Interesting video. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-19-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Dale F
Direct TV's answer is typical. Sometimes calling...

Direct TV's answer is typical. Sometimes calling again to get a different tech helps. Sometimes it doesn't. Gets frustrating. Anyway, this happened to us a lot too. First we'd pull the card and...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-19-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By Dale F
I'll take a stab at your question. We recently...

I'll take a stab at your question. We recently returned from NC to Oklahoma going though Nashville on I-40 connecting to I-24. Did that portion of the trip around 10 am on Memorial Day and traffic...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-04-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Dale F
I-49 is very good road.

I-49 is very good road.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-04-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Dale F
Iíve been thru Nashville a few times going in...

Iíve been thru Nashville a few times going in both directions. Just did the trip in May. Iíve always gone I-40 straight thru. Traffic isnít that bad. Went mid morning both ways.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-26-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Dale F
Nashville to Sikeston MO.

Iím rerouting due to I-40 bridge closing over Mississippi. My route planner has me taking I-24 up to US 62 then west to 286 to Wickliffe getting on US 51 to US 60/62 to Sikeston. Or would getting...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-20-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,433
Posted By Dale F
Iíve towed 2 Liberties and a Wrangler now for 20+...

Iíve towed 2 Liberties and a Wrangler now for 20+ years. Iíve had the same odor.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-17-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,655
Posted By Dale F
I sold my 2006 Travel Supreme Select last year...

I sold my 2006 Travel Supreme Select last year and purchased a 2013 Newell. The TSS was a great coach and we enjoyed it for 9 years. The Newell is totally superior to the TSS. The ride and drive is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-15-2021, 02:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 25,967
Posted By Dale F
Congratulations on your Newell. After 21 years in...

Congratulations on your Newell. After 21 years in other Class A coaches we stepped up to a Newell last year. Itís been a great coach! The 24/7 service is excellent and you will use it. The team at...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-09-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Dale F
Kerrville to Mission

Leaving Kerrville and headed to Mission TX in a couple weeks. Was wanting to bypass San Antonio. Thinking about two routes. In Kerrville exit TX 16 use 534 Bypass to TX 173 to Jourdanton. Then TX 16...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-11-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Dale F
I took the route I outlined in the previous post....

I took the route I outlined in the previous post. Very doable. Curves and 11% grades. Not difficult. Just slow down and take your time.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-06-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,655
Posted By Dale F
We owned a Travel Supreme Select and it was a...

We owned a Travel Supreme Select and it was a great coach. In July we purchased a used Newell. The difference is amazing. The drive and ride is more comfortable. Itís quieter. More solid built....
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-08-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Dale F
U.S. Hwy 412 East to Hwy 21 South to Boxley. Then...

U.S. Hwy 412 East to Hwy 21 South to Boxley. Then take Hwy 43 North
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-07-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Dale F
Ponca Arkansas

How are the roads from Springdale 412 to Buffalo Outdoor Center in Ponca? I have a RV site reserved in November for my 45' motorhome. Any issues I should be concerned with?
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 07-04-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,292
Posted By Dale F
Could try Colaw Salvage.

Could try Colaw Salvage.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 07-02-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By Dale F
Sorry, I canít answer torque question. My diesel...

Sorry, I canít answer torque question. My diesel mechanic handles that. He called Spartan to get the answer I remember him saying. Yes, I believe an idler arm was involved. It was the belt running...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-22-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Dale F
I wonder if your Teflon plunger that engages the...

I wonder if your Teflon plunger that engages the pin is worn causing it to slip off? I and many others have modified our locking pin in various ways. I placed shims behind mine to extend it out so...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-14-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By Dale F
I went through a spell fighting the exact same...

I went through a spell fighting the exact same symptoms. Finally figured out a belt on engine loose. My diesel mechanic figured it out, called Spartan for recommended torque and no problems since.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 11-06-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By Dale F
I had mine installed by Paul Conley in Indiana.

I had mine installed by Paul Conley in Indiana.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 08-31-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By Dale F
Are you sure itís the rubber? There should be...

Are you sure itís the rubber? There should be some post relating to this issue about drilling a relief hole. My Select had this issue and I had Paul fix it when the coach was in for other repairs....
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 08-29-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Dale F
They are specific. I ordered a couple wipers back...

They are specific. I ordered a couple wipers back in 2012. Canít remember where but I bet I called Paul Conley. He has his own shop, Paulís RV Service and Interiors in Wakarusa Indiana now.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 08-19-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By Dale F
Yes itís a beast. When I did mine I thought I was...

Yes itís a beast. When I did mine I thought I was going to break something. It simply was very heavy. Lifts straight up in the cavity hole above it then out.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-15-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,384
Posted By Dale F
Mine has 3 lanyards on frame close to front...

Mine has 3 lanyards on frame close to front passenger tire. I raise the entry steps and crawl under to pull them.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-08-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By Dale F
I had mine manufactured by a local mattress...

I had mine manufactured by a local mattress company. Research for one in your area. Generally, theyíll make one custom for you at a reasonable price.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 05-16-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By Dale F
So the temp gauges are reading hot and check...

So the temp gauges are reading hot and check engine alarm comes on? I had a frustrating experience with my temps and alarms. Finally determined the fan clutch belt wasn't torqued to factory specs....
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 05-05-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By Dale F
ďAlso, there is air leaking by the top front of...

ďAlso, there is air leaking by the top front of door while driving. Tried to adjust the latch plate and it helped, but it seems like the hinge should be adjusted tighter. Not really set up for...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 05-05-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Dale F
Another Great Trip to Paulís

Scheduled service with Paulís RV Service in Wakarusa back in February. Arrived for appointment Sunday April 30 and Paul had a electric hookup waiting for me. We met Monday morning at 6 to go over the...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 05-04-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By Dale F
Just returned from Paulís shop. As suspected the...

Just returned from Paulís shop. As suspected the flush motor gears were not messing quite right and Paulís crew was able to fix the toilet. Several other minor issues were resolved too. Appointment...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 04-30-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Dale F
Yep! Had that same issue last summer. Seems like...

Yep! Had that same issue last summer. Seems like I got diagnostic code off console then did google search. Found the low coolant sensor as the potential problem. Ordered from Spartan, next day UPS,...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 03-18-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By Dale F
Also, make sure the bracing includes the...

Also, make sure the bracing includes the approximate 45 degree angle from the frame behind the front wheels up to behind the generator. This part of the bracing is very important.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 03-13-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By Dale F
I have same toilet. The ball on mine recently...

I have same toilet. The ball on mine recently quit opening. Have to perform a manual flush. Iíve trouble shooted it down to what I believe is the flush valve motor. Co-Law didnít have any parts....
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 02-24-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Dale F
Also, the bracing going from the frame angled up...

Also, the bracing going from the frame angled up to a spot behind the generator is very important. I believe, but canít remember for sure, they preformed my bracing while coach was block up on...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 02-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Dale F
Definitely check the inverter. My coach has two...

Definitely check the inverter. My coach has two inverters. Driver side on one and passenger side with the other. Iíve lost one side and had to reset the inverter. In my case the inverter showed a...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 11-23-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By Dale F
The solenoid would be a logical starting point....

The solenoid would be a logical starting point. Iíve bypassed mine in the past to test and until I could get a replacement.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 10-04-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,459
Posted By Dale F
Tagney: I have a friend with the same year and...

Tagney: I have a friend with the same year and model coach with the exact same issue. Did you replace the valve? Do you have the part number and source for the valve? Finally, where is the valve...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-26-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Dale F
Might try Route 66 downtown. We ate their in May...

Might try Route 66 downtown. We ate their in May and enjoyed ourselves. Had Breakfast at Jordonís & 2 Cats. Jordonís good. 2 Cats was a good atmosphere.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-21-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By Dale F
First thing Iíd do is check the seal to ensure a...

First thing Iíd do is check the seal to ensure a good seal. Place an LED light inside, turn lights out to have a dark room and see if you see any light coming from the freezer.

Just my two cents.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 07-21-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By Dale F
Check to see if itís gas/ brake pedal...

Check to see if itís gas/ brake pedal adjustments. Seems like my 2001 TS had that switch.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-20-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,013
Posted By Dale F
If itís electrical then it might need an...

If itís electrical then it might need an adjustment. Iíve had my shade lose adjustment from time to time and had to tweak adjustment.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 07-20-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Dale F
Seems like I seen a post on here one time where...

Seems like I seen a post on here one time where they removed the door and sent it to Paul Conley when he was at Precision Paint. I do know they can rebuild it, but couldnít say how much thatíd cost....
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 07-15-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Dale F
Itís been 6 years since I had a similar issue....

Itís been 6 years since I had a similar issue. Iím quite sure my fuse was in the electrical compartment in front of the front wheel driverís side.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-13-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Dale F
Google Twin Fountains RV Park and Mustang Run RV...

Google Twin Fountains RV Park and Mustang Run RV Park. Each one is nice and located in different areas of the city.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-19-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Dale F
I had the same issue with my middle AC unit. AC...

I had the same issue with my middle AC unit. AC tech found a small hole in a line. Line had rubbed against the unit creating the small hole. We patched, tapped and recharged, which they said you...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-13-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Dale F
Ron Seems like Iíve had that issue a couple...

Ron

Seems like Iíve had that issue a couple times, but itís been awhile. I did the manual routine then auto retract a couple times to reset. Worked for me, but have no idea why. A friendís TS...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-10-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By Dale F
For the generator door to open youíll need the...

For the generator door to open youíll need the ignition switch on and press the designated switch on the arm console under the driver window. Should be labeled. Itís an air actuated door and requires...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-10-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Dale F
My opinion and only my opinion is the TS is a...

My opinion and only my opinion is the TS is a excellent built coach. Bought my first one in 2001 new. Sold that one and purchased my current coach in 2012. One thing to remember is everything can...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-10-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By Dale F
Iíll take a stab at it then let others add more....

Iíll take a stab at it then let others add more. The shore power and generater are two separate power sources. When hooked to shore power you state the batteries are charging. Therefore youíre...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 09-28-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By Dale F
Paul replaced mine with a Voyager 5 years ago....

Paul replaced mine with a Voyager 5 years ago. We're happy with it.
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